Join the circle of reason
VOL. XIX  NOS. 7 &8 JULY - AUGUST 2013         RS 70 USD 3.0

 Advanced Search for all issues

The articles in red are free to access and only require you to register with us.
Please use Mozilla based browsers like Firefox to download any article from our website. For any further assistance please write to
You can click on the reviewer's name below to know more about them
- Fractured Times: Culture and Society in the Twentieth Century by
Eric Hobsbawm
Achin Vanaik
- The State of the Nation by Fali S. Nariman Rajat Kumar
- Passive Revolution in West Bengal 1977-2011 by Ranabir Samaddar Prasenjit Bose
- The Namo Story: A Political Life by Kingshuk Nag and Narendra Modi: The Man, The Times by Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay. An interview Rahul Sharma
- Poverty Amidst Prosperity: Essays on the Trajectory of Development in Gujarat edited by Atul Sood Kaveri Gill
- Oleander Girl by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Antara Das
- Five Movements in Praise by Sharmistha Mohanty Janice Pariat
- And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini Giti Chandra
- The Kingís Harvest by Chetan Raj Shrestha Namrata Chaturvedi
- Making Peace with the Earth: Beyond Resource, Land and Food Wars by Vandana Shiva and Talking Environment: Vandana Shiva in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo Darryl DíMonte
- Churning the Earth: The Making of Global India by Aseem Shrivastava and Ashish Kothari Sagar Dhara
- Dirty, Sacred Rivers: Confronting South Asiaís Water Problems by Cheryl Colopy R Uma Maheshwari
- A Village Awaits Doomsday by Jaideep Hardikar Neeta Deshpande
- Mammals of South Asia: Volume 1 by AJT Johnsingh & Nima Manjrekar Suniti Bhushan Datta
- Exotic Aliens: The Lion and the Cheetah in India by Valmik Thapar, Romila Thapar and Yusuf Ansari Vasant Saberwal
- Tiger Warrier: Fateh Singh Rathore of Ranthambore
by Soonoo Taraporewala
Joanna Van Gruisen
- Of Birds and Birdsong by M. Krishnan, edited by Shanthi and
Ashish Chandola
Nitoo Das
- My Husband and Other Animals by Janaki Lenin Gillian Wright
- Threatened Birds of India; Their Conservation Requirements
by Asad Rahmani
Bikram Grewal
- Butterflies on the Roof of the World: A Memoir by Peter Smetacek Ghazala Shahabuddin
- Floraís Empire: British Gardens in India by Eugenia W. Herbert Vikramajit Ram
- Rani Bagh, Mumbaiís Heritage Botanical Gardens - 150 Years Veermata Jijabhai Bhosale Udyan & Zoo by Sumaira Abdulali,
Pheroza Godrej and Hutokshi Rustomfram
Heta Pandit
- The Mirror of Wonders and Other Tales by Syed Rafiq Hussain Ranjit Lal
PRASENJIT BOSE is a leftwing economist and political activist based in New Delhi.

GITI CHANDRA is Associate Professor at the Dept. of English, St Stephenís College, Delhi. She has taught in and been a fellow at Rutgers University, New Jersey. She is the author of Narrating Violence, Constructing Collective Identities: To witness these wrongs unspeakable (Macmillan UK/ US, 2009) and a Young Adult fantasy novel The Fang of Summoning (Hachette, 2010). The sequel, The Bones if Stars, is due in September 2013.
NAMRATA CHATURVEDI teaches in the Department of English, Zakir Husain College, Delhi.
ANTARA DAS has studied English Literature at Jadavpur University and has previously worked with the Hindustan Times, The Indian Express and The Hindu.
NITOO DAS is a birder, caricaturist and poet. She teaches English at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi. Her first collection of poetry, Boki, was published in 2008.
SUNITI BHUSHAN DATTA is a wildlife biologist and nature educator based in Dehradun and the author of Birding in the Doon Valley. He is an alumnus of the Wildlife Institute of India.
NEETA DESHPANDE is a freelance writer based in Bangalore.
SAGAR DHARA is an environmental engineer with a specialisation in risk analysis and works in the subject of energetics of human society.
DARRYL DíMONTE chairs the Forum of Environmental Journalists of India (FEJI) and lives in Mumbai.
KAVERI GILL is a development economist, working with the Think Tank Initiative, IDRC, New Delhi.
BIKRAM GREWAL is a publisher by profession and has written several best-selling books on Indian birds. He is particularly interested in the forestbirds of northeast India.
JOANNA VAN GRUISEN is a long-standing wildlife advocate, a wildlife photographer and former filmmaker.
RAJAT KUMAR is an advocate based in New Delhi.
RANJIT LAL has written over 25 books for children and adults, and has a keen interest in natural history, birds, dogs and automobiles.
RUMA Maheshwari is an independent journalist and social scientist currently based in Hyderabad. Her book, When Godavari Comes: Peopleís History of a River on the Polavaram dam on the Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, is forthcoming.
HETA PANDIT is a heritage conservationist, environmentalist and has authored seven books on Goan architecture. She has served on the Bombay Municipal Corporationís Heritage Conservation Committee.
JANICE PARIAT is a writer and author of Boats on Land: A Collection of Short Stories (Random House India, 2012). She studied English Literature at St Stephenís College, Delhi, and History of Art at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. She edits Pyrta, an online literary journal.  

VIKRAMAJIT RAM is a writer and keen gardener native to Bangalore.

VASANT SABERWAL spent time in the Gir Forest following lions in the early í90s and now works on rainfed agriculture at the Ford Foundation in Delhi. His books include Pastoral Politics (1999, OUP), Battles over Nature (Permanent Black, 2003) and Democratizing Nature (2006, OUP).
GHAZALA SHAHABUDDIN teaches at the School of Human Ecology, Ambedkar University, Delhi.
RAHUL SHARMA is a columnist and a former newspaper editor. He is President, Public Affairs, South Asia, Genesis Burson-Marsteller. He has a keen interest in China and the Middle East.  

ACHIN VANAIK has recently retired as Professor of International Relations and Global Politics from the Department of Political Science, Delhi University.

GILLIAN WRIGHT is a journalist and author living in New Delhi and co-author of the first photographic guide to birds of the Indian subcontinent.  


[ Home | Past Contents | Archives | Subscription | About Biblio | Feedback | Publishers ]

All rights reserved. Reproduction in any manner without the permission of the editor is prohibited.
The views expressed by the contributors are their own and do not reflect the editorial policy of Biblio: A Review of Books.
and Best Viewed in Firefox 6.0 or later